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Adjective: jarring  jaa-ring
  1. Making or causing a harsh and irritating sound
    "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the pavement"
Verb: jar (jarred,jarring)  jaa(r)
  1. Be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    "These colours jar";
    - clash, collide
     
  2. Move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    - jolt
     
  3. Shock physically
    - shake up, bump around
     
  4. Affect in a disagreeable way
    "This play jarred the audience"
     
  5. Place in a cylindrical vessel
    "jar the jam"

See also: cacophonic, cacophonous

Type of: affect, conflict, displace, impress, lay, move, place, pose, position, put, set, strike

Encyclopedia: Jar, Norway